Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Table d’Hôte [the host’s table].

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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Table d’Hôte [the host’s table].
An ordinary. In the Middle Ages, and even down to the reign of Louis XIV., the landlord’s table was the only public dining-place known in Germany and France. The first restaurant was opened in Paris during the reign of the Grand Monarque, and was a great success.   1

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